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Record Number: 9496


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Gabriel] Harvey no doubt has the incident [of Philip, Lord Surrey's 'attempts [...] on the virtue' of Harvey's sister Mercy, c. Christmas 1574] in mind when in his copy of Erasmus' "Parabolae" to the words "stultus magnifica fortuna iniucunda", he adds the notes, "you knowe, who vsed to write: 'Vnhappy Philip'."'

Century:

1500-1599

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1574 and 30 Jun 1577

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Gabriel Harvey

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1545

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/Academic

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Desiderius Erasmus

Title:

Parabolae

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9496

Source:

Print

Author:

Gabriel Harvey

Editor:

G. C. Moore Smith

Title:

Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia

Place of Publication:

Stratford-Upon-Avon

Date of Publication:

1913

Vol:

n/a

Page:

16

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Gabriel Harvey, G. C. Moore Smith (ed.), Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia (Stratford-Upon-Avon, 1913), p. 16, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9496, accessed: 19 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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